Who’s Who: Eric M.

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How were you introduced to Crossfit? I am friends with former Crossfit Portland members Cian and Mindy Montgomery. They pimped out their house into a mini Crossfit gym and I was unemployed so I was working out with them 2-3 times a week until I started work again. Shortly after I started work I needed knee surgery. Once I was … Read More

Block 1 / Week 4 Dec 30 – Jan 5

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Weekly priorities Monday 1 Tuesday 2 – Rest – Thursday 1 Friday 2 Monday 1 – Rest – Wednesday 1 – Rest – Friday 2 Priority #1 Monday Warm Up 1) Jump Rope 4 min 2) Squat Seq Competition Pre 3 rounds skill: 5/leg Pistols 5-10 Kipping HSPU 20 sec Free Handstand WOD Block 1/Week 4 Strength, Aerobic A. Front … Read More

Coach SW: You Will Be Missed

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It is that time of the year to reflect. As we celebrate the holidays with our friends and loved ones, the heart takes note of those missing and we raise a glass to wherever they are. Yesterday was Coach SW’s last day of coaching here. He is moving to California to start a new path with his fiance Erin. We … Read More

Push Up, Pull Up and Dips Progression

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At CrossFit Portland, we believe in developing strict pushup, pull-ups and dip strength. The strength and control in these movements will help you advance your fitness and minimize the risk of injuring your shoulder in other movements. Strict first, then you can start kipping in every which way! We’ve developed a systemic progression that will lead to your first floor … Read More